All Veterans, Service Members and their Dependents are invited to attend the Veterans Stand Down Event on Friday, August 24, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Long Lines Rec Center, 401 Gordon Dr.
This free event will include on the spot assistance, a hot meal, grocery distribution, community housing referral, medical triage, readjustment counseling, clothing, legal assistance and more.
To Receive Info On Upcoming Events
Facebook: Support Siouxland Soldiers
Call (712) 541-8020
Thank you to the event partners!
Iowa, Woodbury and Plymouth County Pork Producers
Wells Blue Bunny
Food Bank of Siouxland
and Support Siouxland Soldiers
Floyd Softball will host their 4th Annual Softball for Armed Services Tournament Saturday, June 23 and Sunday June 24 at the Coca-Cola Fields at Chautauqua Park in Sioux City, IA.
Teams from across the Midwest are invited to compete with 100% of the tournament proceeds staying local and being donated to Support Siouxland Soldiers to provide food and housing assistance, emergency support and care-packages to our Siouxland Veterans and Troops.
Saturday will include a special ceremony to honor our Siouxland Veterans with great food, music, raffles, prizes, and more. The grill and concessions will also be available all weekend.
Register Your Team Here
Become a Sponsor
A $100 donation will get your company name on the back of the official tournament t-shirt as well as the Floyd Softball and Support Siouxland Soldiers Facebook pages and websites.
If you would like to donate a product or service to the auction or raffle please call Sarah at (712) 541-8020. Thank you for your support!
Click here to sign-up to Volunteer! Join us for a fun, fund-raising event for Support Siouxland Soldiers while supporting our Siouxland Military! We are seeking 30 volunteers to work 3 hour shifts selling raffle tickets and announcing winners at the raffle tables at the 4th Annual Softball for Armed Services Tournament.
Call Rita at (712) 279-0248 or Sarah at (712) 541-8020
Support Siouxland Soldiers invites all Service Members, Veterans and Military families to attend our upcoming BBQ on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the Long Lines Rec Center, Hall of Fame, 401 Gordon Dr.
This free event will include:
- a BBQ supper of corn bread muffins and pork ribs smoked by Famous Dave’s
- sides and desserts provided by the American Red Cross
- a box of groceries provided by a partnership of Support Siouxland Soldiers and the Food Bank of Siouxland
- free clothing and hygiene items provided by the Micah Project
- and a resource fair organized by Operation Engage America!
We hope to see you all there!
Choose which shift you’d like to help with below:
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If you would like to make a secure, online and tax-deductible donation to help offset our Veteran support event costs, please click here. Thank you!
Veterans and Military Families, Thank you for your service! Please join us for a Free event, Tuesday, May 23rd from 5:30-7:00 p.m.! Support Siouxland Soldiers will provide a box of groceries for each family as well as a free BBQ dinner. There will be a resource fair and other resources available. Come catch up with your comrades and enjoy a Free BBQ!
Floyd Softball will host the 3rd Annual Softball for Armed Services Tournament Saturday, June 10 and Sunday June 11 at the Floyd Softball Fields at Chautauqua Park Sioux City, IA. Teams from across the Midwest are invited to compete with 100% of the tournament proceeds being donated to Support Siouxland Soldiers, a non-profit organization that provides food, shelter, support and care-packages to our Siouxland Veterans, deployed Troops and Military families.
Saturday will include a special ceremony to honor our Siouxland Veterans with great food, music, raffles, prizes, kids games, bouncy houses, IZZON Photo Booth and more. The grill and concessions will also be available all weekend with specials and Military discounts.
The cost to register a team is $125 (100% of the proceeds will benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers) To register a team please visit the Facebook page: Floyd Softball or Support Siouxland Soldiers for details or call 279-0248 or email Rita firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline to register is Friday, June 6, 2016.
For more information about Support Siouxland Soldiers please visit www.supportsiouxlandsoldiers.com
The second annual Cardinal Honor Run, a 10k, 5k and Fun Run/Walk, will raise funds to provide food, shelter and support for Veterans and Military families of Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota. The Cardinal Honor Run is an official event of the Nebraska Sesquicentennial, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Nebraska’s statehood.
The event will kick-off the Cardinal Festival on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. This fundraising event, sponsored by Siouxland Federal Credit Union and Cardinal Days, will begin and end at Scenic Park, Riverview Dr. in South Sioux City, NE and will cross over the Missouri River on the Veterans Memorial Bridge into Sioux City.
The registration fee to participate is $30 and includes an official Cardinal Honor Run t-shirt. Youth ages 12 and under are free and may have the option to purchase an event t-shirt for $8.00. Individuals and teams are encouraged to register early at CardinalHonorRun.com
Packet pick-up will be available on Friday, June 9, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Siouxland Federal Credit Union, 3000 Plaza Dr. in South Sioux City, NE.
100% of the proceeds from this event will stay local and benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers, a non-profit organization that supports our local Veterans and Military families with care-packages, housing assistance and food assistance.
To sponsor the event and have your name or business name listed on the official event t-shirt, please send your $100 check to Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Suite 102 Sioux City, IA 51104 or online donations are accepted at SupportSiouxlandSoldiers.com
BECOME A CARDINAL HONOR RUN SPONSOR!
Email email@example.com or Call Sarah at (712) 541-8020.
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Care-pack and Food For Veterans Event (30 Care-packages sent!)
Doors will open from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
514 Nebraska St. Sioux City
If you have a currently deployed service member, please join us! Bring your service member’s address and pack them a special care-package of goodies. Feel free to bring photos and cards to include in the box. We will supply the snacks, shipping materials and pay all of the shipping fees.
If you have served and are in need of a little extra food for your family, please stop down and receive a box of free groceries.
To honor our Veterans and Military Families for Independence Day, we will be handing out free Explorer’s tickets for the July 3rd baseball game with fireworks and free food vouchers! Support Siouxland Soldiers, Thrivent Financial and the Community Action Agency will promote their new project, the Siouxland Homeless Veterans Fund, at the game. Support Siouxland Soldiers is giving $9,000 to this project. We will also raise funds at the game with a Camo Jersey Auction! Donations will be supplemented by Thrivent Financial, Support Siouxland Soldiers and Community Action Agency programs! 100% of the proceeds raised will help homeless, or near homeless, Veterans. For more information, please visit: http://siouxlandhomelessveterans.com/
Thank you, Cherokee Regional Medical Center for their abundance donation of snacks and hygiene items for the care-packages! Thank you to Caribou Coffee for donating coffee for the care-packages. Thank you to Woodbury Country Veterans Affairs office for donating sleeping bags and misc. items for the Veterans. Thank you to Lori Risdal and the Beef Stick Lady for donating beef sticks! Thank you to the VFW for donating food to the Food For Veterans program! Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers who make these events possible!
Last, but most importantly, Thank you to all who have served! We are so grateful for your service and dedication to our Country! Happy Independence Day! Our Freedom was not Free!
Join us this coming Sunday at Pipe Dream, Hinton IA at 2:00 p.m. for the Cardboard Cup!! Proceeds benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers’ “Food for Veterans” project. It’s easy!
1. Register your 2 person team at www.siouxcitygo.com
2. Build a cardboard boat with glue, paint and duct tape. (Need tips? click on this link for the secrets to winning!)
Click here to read the Top Secret Manual: How to Win a Cardboard Boat Race